January 25, 2021

Debenhams officially wound up in court as 118 stores to shut for good

A judge described the company as a “rudderless ship” drifting in an “ocean of insolvency”.
January 25, 2021

Food delivery app Wolt raises $500m from top investors

Another of Europe’s food delivery giants is raising hundreds of millions of pounds to fund its expansion, underlining the frenzy of global investor interest which has gripped the sector.
January 25, 2021

Government will discuss lockdown rules before mid-February, says Boris

Some of the measures could be relaxed sooner than expected
January 25, 2021

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer self-isolating after Covid alert

“I have no symptoms and will be working from home until next Monday.”
January 25, 2021

Which jobs put you at most risk of dying from Covid

Figures show which professions in England and Wales saw the most fatalities from coronavirus in 2020
January 25, 2021

Ten rules to make sure your mask is protecting you and others

Failing to handle your mask properly could help spread coronavirus
January 25, 2021

New data reveals jobs with highest rates of death from coronavirus

Men in low-skilled jobs or caring, leisure or other service roles had the highest rate of death from COVID-19 in England and Wales from March to December last year, according to new figures.
January 25, 2021

Pensioner “back from the dead” in Covid mix-up at Spanish care home

Family of Rogelia Blanco were informed that the pensioner died of Covid-19 on January 13 and her funeral in northern Spain was the following day
January 25, 2021

More temporary mortuaries needed to handle growing number of corpses

Many authorities have commissioned temporary or mobile structures to accommodate the mounting numbers of bodies
January 25, 2021

Shell targets electric car charging network through ubitricity deal

Royal Dutch Shell is to buy the owner of the UK's largest electric vehicle charging network as it moves to cover the shift away from fuel-powered cars.
January 25, 2021

ASOS confirms ‘exclusive’ talks to land Arcadia’s Top brands

ASOS has said it is in pole position to snap up the most valuable brands including TopShop within Sir Philip Green's collapsed Arcadia empire.
January 25, 2021

Rich ‘riding out pandemic in luxury’ as frontline workers struggle to survive, says Oxfam

The divide between rich and poor is "proving as deadly" as coronavirus, the boss of Oxfam said, as research shows the world's richest people recouped their pandemic losses within just nine months.